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Two centuries apart, Handel and Jimi Hendrix set up home in the same London property from which they proceeded to redefine music.

An unflinching, sadomasochistic vision of masculinity and femininity

Ulysses is the story of a place – Dublin – as much anything else. So why did James Joyce have to leave the city in order to write his masterpiece?

When Hardeep Singh Kohli cooked for Rory Bremner, the resulting dish - a fusion of Scottish and Indian cuisine - went down a storm

Students relying on Hilary Mantel for their Tudor knowledge may irritate historians. But such writers allow us to better understand the past

For what do people want more than anything else? It’s not the policies or the ideology, the big political personalities or the budget details, but more than anything they want the roulette wheel to stop turning.

Margate is attracting a mass migration of millennials who are transforming the town

Going Dutch – a new blog encourages parents to raise their children the Netherlands way.

Richard Porritt, Geri Scott and Steve Anglesey tackle another busy week in British politics, take your questions from the mail bag and crown the latest Brexiteer of the Week.

We do not condone this and imagine it makes the editor of the Daily Mail very angry…

The debate that never happened, the mauling at the hands of snarling interviewers and numerous car-crash moments ... Television has both shaped and scarred the election campaign

As Theresa May’s Brexit election backfires spectacularly Richard Porritt, Matt Kelly, Geri Scott and Steve Anglesey pick over the bones of a dramatic night.

Edouard Louis’ work explores the rage felt among the French working class which shows no sign of dimming

Mind-boggling palindromes and decidedly odd tongue twisters

The downfall of Katie Hopkins reveals a truth. She doesn’t represent a silent majority. She only speaks for herself

More than a century after they became extinct there, oysters are returning to a Scottish firth.

In his work, Jeremy Deller’s has taken inspiration from an array of subjects... right up to the Prime Minister’s latest vapid soundbite.

Few family histories better underline the complex relationship between Britain and Germany than Christian Lawrence’s. Here he explains why his fellow countrymen are so sad to see the UK leave

Get your weekly dose of politics as Steve Anglesey, Richard Porritt and Geri Scott dissect the Tory campaign and crown Brexiteer of the week

A culinary icon of Jewish delis, there are more bagel bakers in London than you may think - we track down where to find a proper bagel in the capital

Russian film Loveless landed with a wallop, representing the first serious contender for this year’s Palme d’Or.

Cannes celebrated the opening of the 70th edition of its film festival with a knotty, indulgent film about a knotted, indulgent film maker

The latest from the globe’s most glamorous event that is taking place from 17 to 28 May 2017

Now, he’s on his way over – but what really changed his mind?

Would the possibility of a link between heading the ball and dementia have changed the way you approached the sport?

Here’s why 100 years on, echoes of the Spanish couturier can still be found in most women’s wardrobe

Get your weekly dose of politics as Matt Kelly, Steve Anglesey, Richard Porritt and Geri Scott dissect the Tory manifesto and crown Brexiteer of the week

Theresa May claims she is not like any Harry Potter character. Take our quiz and decide for yourself

Leaky Labour and the death of UKIP: The New European team take a look back at a week in Brexit focusing on Labour’s manifesto, UKIP’s woes and the resurgent centre in France. They also crown the Brexiteer of the Week.

“We can’t just destroy a beautiful country” says Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson

Disgusted by Brexit, one artist explains why she chose custard creams to convey her anti-Brexit message

What better way to confront culinary fatigue than with a rhubarb recipe?

Halloumi, edam, camembert? Which is your favourite European cheese?

Our Editor at Large sticks up for Joey Barton, and sticks it to the hypocrites happy to hand over football to booze and betting firms

The problem is that these days, it’s not the physical danger that usually brings about a fear – or panic attack – but an emotional one.

I can remember a time when young people were fired by a righteous anger. Now that they are so cosseted by mainstream culture, the flame has gone out

There have been various proposals for “neutral” international languages to help countries to get along, but politics always get in the way

Filming has started on a movie which aims to persuade Leave voters to change their minds on Brexit.

It seems barely a month goes by without a European city celebrating cinema in a big way. We consider the essential film festivals for 2017

Nowhere does Easter quite like Seville. But could the city’s incredible spectacle begin to fade?

It is a tiny country, known for its opaque financial affairs and low tax rates but Luxembourg has become an unlikely contender in the space race

2017 marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution. The Soviet Union which emerged from it may be in the dustbin of history, but we are still living in the long shadow of the events of 1917

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